Strange inventions of doctors of the past, which are more like instruments of torture
The history of medicine is full of bizarre and even frightening moments. Throughout its history, people have tried to make it better to treat. It did not always work out…

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10 ancient practices that modern medicine uses
Acoustic levitation and other ancient medical practices. Chinese medicine, visceral therapy, and ritual shamanism are often considered pseudosciences. But in fact, these are very ancient practices that have existed for…

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10 incredible facts about plastic surgery
When it comes to plastic surgery, many immediately imagine expensive surgeries that are resorted to by the famous and rich in order to preserve beauty. There is some truth in…

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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Deadly advertising: a joke with skeletons that claimed many lives

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Today, everyone is used to pharmaceutical advertising, which uses pastel shades, pastoral landscapes and rave reviews of the new “miracle drug”. But in the late 1800s, a St. Louis-based company put ads for its analgesics and antipyretics on the market in the form of a series of creepy calendars. On them, medicine was offered by creepy skeletons. And everything would be fine, but, ironically, the product that this company advertised turned out to be deadly. Continue reading

7 barbaric medical procedures that are still practiced

When it comes to modern medicine, strict doctors in white coats immediately appear who calmly listen to the patient, make a diagnosis, prescribe the necessary medicines. And all this happens in a comfortable modern office. But in fact, a number of medical procedures have not changed at all over the past centuries and may seem truly barbaric to a person far from medicine.
1. Cleaning the uterus

Obstetrics and gynecology are probably some of the bloodiest areas in medicine. Continue reading

7 facts about pop that you didn’t even know about

How many tears and torments women bring their butt. They are constantly dissatisfied with its size, shape, elasticity. But everything is actually much simpler than it seems. There is a good reason why a woman’s butt is bigger than a man’s.
1. Gluteal muscles – the biggest muscles of the body
The gluteal muscles help keep the torso in an upright position. You can try to jump higher than yourself, but the butt will always be more powerful than the rest of the body. Continue reading

Deception everywhere: 7 eye features that can be hard to believe
Our eyes lie to us. In fact, the human eye is a very "imperfect" organ. If you compare the visual system with cameras, you should immediately say that they are…

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15 facts about hormones that everyone who cares about their health should know
When it comes to hormones, most people remember stereotypes about female whims associated with changes in the hormonal background. But in fact, hormones also have an effect on men. And…

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From bloodletting to drinking urine: harsh and merciless medicine of the past
Harsh and merciless medieval medicine. In the XV century, a book called Fasciculus Medicinae was created, which at that time served as a universal medical reference and contained a description…

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In Israel, they came up with a way to cope with pain in critical days without pills
Let's be honest: menstruation is not the happiest days in a woman's life. In addition to the mass of well-known inconveniences, almost every second person experiences pain, and severe. Of…

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